The "Currency of Caring". In April, Torchlight’s Founder and CEO Adam Goldberg spoke about this new economy surrounding the battle for talent at the Health and Benefits Leadership Conference (It’s great - Listen!). He’s not the only one talking about it. Katie Burke, Chief People Officer at..
Nine Steps to "Out Caring" the Competition
Who is a Caregiver? Stop. Just listen...
If you are reading this, I feel confident stating that you are a caregiver. I also feel confident stating that many of you immediately just thought “No, I’m not. I don’t have (insert children, pets, spouse, ill parents).” Guess what - I said the same thing when I started working at Torchlight. I..
Company Culture. WHO. WHO are We?
While discussion around the importance of company culture has been around for decades, it's not going away. I have always subscribed to this whole heartedly and have seen it proven again and again. It matters. Culture directly impacts employee engagement. Employee engagement directly impacts..
Vegas, Baby, Vegas! Oh, and HR...
Those of us who develop and market solutions for employee benefits spend a lot of time talking about what HR leadership and companies SHOULD be concerned about. But are we correct? Why are we telling you what YOU should think? For three days, you told us...
HR Lingo, Your People and Their People
Every department in a company has their own jargon and lingo, which many of us use daily - and joke about at the same time (truly - watch that video. It’s hilarious!). Human Resources departments are no different, and there are a number of core terms that we hear HR professionals saying daily...
Snow, Penguin PJs and Flexible Benefits Strategy?
We hear about corporate flexibility, family policies, "new age" virtual approach to work so frequently that it's almost white noise now. The employee benefits space certainly has its buzz words and annual benefits trends. There is data (I love data) and analyst reports. But when push comes to..
15 Entrepreneurs Explain the Impact of Machine Learning on Business
Machine learning is taking over the running of many industries. To some, it’s a sound of rather bad news while to other businesses, its a sign of better days ahead. Some entrepreneurs have embraced or had experience with machine learning, so CEO Blog Nation asked them what they think will be the..
Employee Appreciation - Corporate Valentine's Day?
You may know that annually, the first Friday in March is officially “Employee Appreciation Day.” So, this year it’s today, March 2nd. WhooWhoo! Quick! Stand up from your cube or walk out of your office and give your fellow employees a hug! Wait, perhaps you shouldn't... It’s great to have a..
Wait! I'm 30. HOW am I a Caregiver?!
As a Marketing Executive, I have always asked myself, “How would I respond? Why would I purchase? Does this speak to me personally?” when I approach content, messaging and all the other traditional nuances of marketing. Now, leading the marketing efforts at a company offering employers an..
Who Competes for Your Employees?
Look around your company. You may see a number of offices where people can close doors. Perhaps you have a sea of cubicles or open design office space. Or maybe your company is heavily decentralized with employees on the road. Whatever your structure - look around. You may see the office..